Albuquerque Beekeepers

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Rhett Renoud
  • Male
  • Ramah, NM
  • United States

Rhett Renoud's Friends

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  • Dorian Folie
  • Ivy
  • Samuel Lopez
  • Raymond Espinoza
  • Carl Smith
  • Carolyn Hammack
  • Jerry Anderson
  • chantal

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Rhett Renoud's Discussions

Honey Extractor
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Hand Crank, All Stainless Steel with Stainless Stand, 1.5” gate, 18” diameter, 24” tall.  It holds 6 shallows and 3 deeps.  It has only been used twice!  It comes with a few tubes of food grade…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rhett Renoud Mar 20, 2015.

How much money can you make before needing a tax I.D. and reporting to the IRS?
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My research has shown different figures.  Perhaps the need for a TAX I.D. depends on the state that you live in?  I found that if the beekeeper is going to make more than $2,000 per year, then we…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Hamilton Aug 1, 2014.

Where to order bees?
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There’s a group of us in Ramah who are wanting to order bees.  Does anyone sell Nucs?  How about package bees?  Do you know anyone who may have bees for sale this late in the game?  We live at 7,000…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rhett Renoud Mar 7, 2011.

Does anyone have bees for sale?

We just moved back to New Mexico (Zuni Mountains, 7,000 feet) and would like to start a few hives again.  I know this is late in the year, but I thought I’d ask…Continue

Started Jul 8, 2010


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Latest Activity

Rhett Renoud commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"Hi, Kris.  Welcome to the group.  I hope someone nearby can help you out! "
Oct 17
Rhett Renoud commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"Looking below, I said on June 15 that I would post pictures of our Warre super.  Apparently, I didn't get around to doing so.  The good news is that we took two blue ribbons and two red ribbons at the NM State Fair from…"
Mar 31
Rhett Renoud commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"I'm glad to hear that your hive has survived the winter!  Generally speaking, the bees will only expand if they need the space.  At my elevation, we do not have any nectar sources.  So, there's no building/expansion going on…"
Mar 31

Profile Information

About me:
We are located in the Zuni Mountains at 7,000 feet and specialize in holistic hive management and the production of raw comb and liquid honey. We are using a combination of 8 frame Langstroth, 10 frame Langstroth, and Warre hives; all in which contain foundation and foundationless frames.
I use the following type of bee hives:
Top bar, Langstroth
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
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At 9:35pm on April 29, 2016, Leah Atkinson said…
Rhett, I'm sending you an email about nuc order. I'm new to the NMBKA Certified Beekeepers Program.
At 5:09pm on July 9, 2010, chantal said…
Hello, welcome! Let me know if I can help you on this site. In the meantime, here are a couple of tips:

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